Tag: Captain America: Civil War

Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming is the most purely entertaining Spider-Man movie I’ve ever seen. It also might be the most weightless.

I laughed a lot at Spider-Man: Homecoming and was thoroughly entertained from beginning to end, but was left thinking nothing happening on screen really mattered. There are no real long-lasting consequences to anything anyone does, […]

Spider-Man Has to Earn His Suit in the New Homecoming Trailer

Hey, you remember yesterday’s report that Sony is officially planning to use its 2018 Venom movie as an R-rated opening to a new cinematic universe independent of the Spider-Man movies they’re making with Marvel Studios? […]

My Favorite 15 Films of 2016: Somehow Arrival, Deadpool & Green Room Didn’t Make the Cut

2016 was just the worst. Here are 15 films that made it a little better. Why 15 instead of the standard 10? Because I just had to be different, that’s why. Deal with it. #15 – […]

Box Office: Suicide Squad Is Somehow Now as Leggy as Captain America: Civil War

Something strange happened with Suicide Squad‘s box office once I stopped looking: it stopped free-falling. Suicide Squad Box Office As Of 9/8/16 To recap, during its first 3 weeks in theaters Suicide Squad was Batman […]

Hollywood Shuffle – Blair Witch, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Episode VIII, Black Lightning & Tremors News

In this Hollywood news round-up, there are updates on Universal’s deal with DreamWorks Animation, the box office lessons of the summer, Blair Witch, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Star Wars: Episode VIII, Ghostbusters, Captain America: Civil War, Tremors […]

Hollywood Rumblings – News for August 26, 2016

In this Hollywood news round-up, there are updates on New Mutants, Legion, Captain America: Civil War, The Flash, Assassin’s Creed, Supergirl, Stranger Things, Quantum Leap and BrainDead. Plus, this: WHAT EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT […]

Suicide Squad Box Office: Looking at the 2nd Weekend Drops for the DCEU Around the World

DC movie. Massive hype. Record-high opening in the US/Canada. Record-big second weekend drop. Sadness. Frustration. Anger. Blah, blah, blah… Been there, done that. First it was Batman v Superman (-69%). Now it’s Suicide Squad (-67%). […]

Civil War: A Reflection on the (In)Significance of $1 Billion Worldwide as a Box Office Milestone

Remember the first Austin Powers movie when Dr. Evil explains his plan is to use a stolen warhead to hold the world ransom for one million dollars, and his second in command quickly interjects, “Don’t […]

Box Office: Will Captain America: Civil War Pull Off Something Which Has Eluded Marvel Since The Avengers?

It’s a question without an answer: With Captain America: Civil War now on path to gross well beyond $1 billion worldwide, has 2016 already peaked? Of course, I mean that in terms of box office, […]

How Captain America: Civil War Set Off a Civil War Within Marvel

Chris Evans and Robert Downey, Jr. stormed the stage of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on October 28, 2014 as conquering kings. In front of 600 fans and assorted journalists, Kevin Feige had just […]